Goldeyes Bring Back Third Baseman Darvill

Goldeyes Bring Back Third Baseman Darvill

Wes Darvill
Winnipeg Goldeyes third baseman Wes Darvill (TARA MILLER)

Canadian Wes Darvill will join the Winnipeg Goldeyes again for the 2017 season.

The 25-year-old third baseman hit .262 for the Fish last year with two home runs and 41 RBI in 96 games played.

The Richmond, B.C. native added 51 runs scored, 16 doubles, six triples, and was a perfect 18-for-18 in stolen base attempts.

“I’m thrilled to have Wes Darvill back,” said Goldeyes’ manager Rick Forney. “Wes is a great defender that helps make the pitchers’ jobs a little easier. I expect that Wes will have an even better season than he had in 2016!”

Darvill was originally drafted by the Chicago Cubs as a fifth-round pick in 2009 out of Brookswood Secondary School in Langley, British Columbia.

The Goldeyes have also traded the rights to right-handed pitcher Winston Abreu to the Cleburne Railroaders in exchange for future considerations.

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